Super-Rich Virginia Crab Cakes

Course : Cakes
Serves: 12
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2 cups backfin crab meat -- (about 3/4 pound), picked over
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
2 large eggs
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 dash hot sauce -- or to taste
2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
2 teaspoons grated onion
2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Preparation / Directions:

In a bowl, combine crab meat and bread crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk eggs well and add cream, whisking. Add cream mixture, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, onion and salt and pepper to taste to crab mixture and combine well. In a large heavy skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over moderate heat until foam subsides and into it drop half of crab mixture by tablespoons. Cook crab cakes until golden brown, about 2 minutes, on each side, and repeat with remaining tablespoon butter and crab mixture. Serve crab cakes warm. 24 small crab cakes.


Nutritional Information:

73 Calories (kcal); 6g Total Fat; (78% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; 50mg Cholesterol; 42mg Sodium

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